Amazon launches fully electric HGV fleet as it ramps up net-zero push

Two Amazon electric HGVs outside and Amazon-branded building

Amazon has launched its first-ever fully electric fleet of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) in the UK as part of broader plans to become net-zero by 2040.

The online giant said the five 37-tonne vehicles have started operating from its fulfilment centres in Milton Keynes and Tilbury.

They have replaced diesel HGVs, which Amazon said would prevent 170 tonnes of carbon dioxide being emitted. 

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